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How To Hijack Your Own Windows System With Bundled Downloads

NeroTransmitter It's getting worse (324 comments)

Went to upgrade Flash directly from Adobe the other day and it attempted to bundle macafee.

Cancelled just in time and started over.

Seems to now be the rule rather than the exception.

about two weeks ago

What Caused a 1300-Year Deep Freeze?

NeroTransmitter imagine what we will *know* tomorrow... (258 comments)

you almost need a score sheet for all of the times science disproves itself. but, i guess that means it's working

about 9 months ago

Zuckerberg To Teach 10 Million Kids 0-Based Counting

NeroTransmitter Kudos for starting with zero! (295 comments)

Counting should be consistent with the number line. The number line starts at zero: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Number_line Why confuse the kids by starting at 1 in Kindergarten? Only to have to teach them zero the next year when you start showing them number lines? I'm teaching my daughter to always start with zero.

about a year ago

NC School District Recalls Its Amplify Tablets After 10% Break In Under a Month

NeroTransmitter I'm not sure I understand the premise (177 comments)

It would be one thing if a tablet was capable of replacing a child's textbooks, but they aren't, so what's the point? It's not a magic device, it requires this thing called software. The tablet in and of itself is better suited for wasting time on the interwebs and playing 'touch' games. These ijits bought fragile paper weights... Stupid sexy tablets!

about a year ago

Fukushima Nuclear Worker Accidentally Toggles Off Cooling Pumps

NeroTransmitter Another Big Red Button (190 comments)

Rightly put in the wrong place. Or is it wrongly put in the right place?, either way.

about a year ago

Drones Still Face Major Hurdles In US Airspace

NeroTransmitter Silly question (166 comments)

Why can't they just fly OVER the hurdles?

about 2 years ago

Unbreakable Crypto: Store a 30-character Password In Your Subconscious Mind

NeroTransmitter Hypnotism... (287 comments)

Might be a small vulnerability. Is it getting all Phillip K Dick in here or is it me?

more than 2 years ago

Don't Super-Size My Smartphone!

NeroTransmitter Button size is slightly bigger on a bigger screen (660 comments)

So, the keyboard and the phone number pad have buttons that are big enough for my giant fingers. IPhones and other phones are made for midgets...

more than 2 years ago

San Diego's Fireworks Show Over In 15 Seconds

NeroTransmitter Three words... (241 comments)

Big Red Button!

more than 2 years ago

Startup Applies For 307 GTLDs

NeroTransmitter It's a pill... (239 comments)

that gives worms to ex-girlfiends.. i still dont understand what you dont get?

more than 2 years ago

Artist's Catcopter Causes a Stir

NeroTransmitter he looks cat-atonic (360 comments)

this is a freaking cat-aclismic cat-astrophy. where can i get one?

more than 2 years ago

Of currently dead inventors, my favorite is ...

NeroTransmitter Sir John Harington invented the toilet.. (542 comments)

I think about him every time i drop a deuce... The streets would be filled with feces without him.

more than 2 years ago

Nearly 150 Companies Show Interest in the Tech Love Boat

NeroTransmitter Can't find anything in the FAQs (332 comments)

About how a worker gets from say Bangladesh to the BlueMySeed boat. I imagine they will have to have a Visa to fly into the San Francisco International Airport. Perhaps they will be recruiting really well swimming candidates?

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: My Company Wants Me To Astroturf, Should I?

NeroTransmitter It's a Thumb Trap (391 comments)

The idea is that you appear anonymous, but that appearance of annonimity is actually what keeps anyone from knowing if anyone in the company is contributing. Your safety is guaranteed thanks to the thumb trap.

more than 2 years ago


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